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Family Health West Welcomes Lennie Ecker as New Inpatient Director

Family Health West is pleased to announce Lennie Ecker as the new inpatient director of Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center. Lennie graduated from Pagosa Springs High School in 1994 and attended Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado for two semesters before joining the Colorado National Guard and going on active duty for the United Continue Reading…

Family Health West Welcomes Diana Wright as New PA at Access Clinic

Family Health West is pleased to announce Diana Wright, PA-C, as a new physician assistant at the Access Clinic in Fruita. Diana has lived all over Colorado including the Front Range and Western Slope. She received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia and then a Masters of Medical Continue Reading…

Family Health West Therapist Prevents Falls and Talks about Aging Better

Nick Saller, Director of Colorado Canyons Rehabilitation Therapies, services of Family Health West, will present two talks on aging and provide helpful information for participants to take charge of their health, avoid injury with fall prevention tips, and keep healthcare costs down. Both talks will take place at the Fruita Community Center located at 324 Continue Reading…

Spinal stimulator patient gets life back after mining explosion leads to chronic pain

September 1, 2015 – Wendie Rambeck lives in Paonia, Colorado and was involved in a mining explosion 12 years ago that left her with spine and brain injuries.  Since the accident, Rambeck, 44, sought numerous treatments including multiple spine surgeries, injections, extensive physical and occupational therapy, a number of medications, consults with neurologists, neurosurgeons, and Continue Reading…

Family Health West Welcomes Paulo Falcao to Rehab Therapy Center Team

June 23, 2015– Family Health West is pleased to announce the addition of Paulo Falcao to their Therapy Team. Paulo has training in sports medicine and treatment of orthopedic injuries, specifically for the shoulders, knees, spine, hip, and foot and ankle. Although his physical therapy experience is vast, he has practiced in primary and specialty Continue Reading…

Second Annual Family Fun Fair in Fruita

June 22, 2015 – Western Rockies Federal Credit Union is proud to present the 2nd Annual Family Fun Fair at Fruita’s Southside Marketplace on July 3rd beginning at 5:00 p.m. Fruita’s Southside Marketplace consists of Fruita’s businesses located on the south side of I-70 who are all sponsoring this family-friendly event.  The businesses include, the Continue Reading…